Financial Economics Major



Financial Economics Major

Bachelor's Degree With a Financial Economics Major

To earn your bachelor's degree with a Financial Economics major, you'll complete:

  • Core liberal arts courses for your bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree
  • Courses for the Financial Economics major (below), and
  • Additional electives, as needed, to gain the total number of credits (130) required for your B.A. or B.S.

You may be closer to a St. Kate's degree than you think — find out more about transferring in courses from other colleges or universities to meet core liberal arts or elective requirements.


St. Kate's Financial Economics major gives you a solid theoretical grounding and practical business and finance knowledge. Choose this major if you are interested in careers in the financial sector, including banking, insurance, corporate finance, investment, trusts and securities analysis.

If you're interested in getting a head start on your graduate degree, take up to two graduate-level courses in St. Kate's Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) program — while still enrolled as an undergraduate student pursuing your bachelor's.

Required major courses

  • ECON 2250: Statistical Analysis for Economics and Business
  • ECON 2610: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 2620: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 3350: Financial Markets and Institutions
  • ECON 3460: Global Financial Issues
  • ECON 3480: International Economics
  • ECON 3650: Investment Theories
  • ECON 4800: Seminar in Financial Economics

​Required supporting courses

  • ACCT 2110: Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2130: Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 3210: Financial Management
  • ECON 2100: Quantitative Methods in Business and Economics or MATH 1070: Finite Math Analysis

Writing requirement

Financial Economics majors complete ECON 3460 and ECON 3480 to meet the Writing Requirement for Majors.

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